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Since its founding in 1873, Notre Dame Preparatory School has provided a stellar college preparatory education to young girls in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.
Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
If you are interested in being part of an inclusive, dynamic community of educators dedicated to providing a stellar academic experience for young women and are committed to the mission and values of the SSNDs, we welcome you to join us!  

The essence of the Notre Dame Prep’s mission—academic excellence, spiritual growth, and the practice of justice—has remained the same since the school’s establishment and provides the foundation allowing NDP to offer a solid liberal arts-based curriculum while responding to the educational needs of the times.  
Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings account; flexible spending account;  employee assistance plan; family leave; retirement plan; paid time off; disability insurance; life insurance; tuition reimbursement; and professional development assistance. 

The campus is located on 60 wooded acres in Towson, Maryland, and draws students from more than 80 zip codes around the region. Since 2011, NDP has been named a  Baltimore Sun Top Workplace, an honor determined by employee feedback. 

Notre Dame Preparatory has openings for the following positions. Please click on the links below to read the job descriptions and application instructions. 

Work Opportunities at Notre Dame Preparatory

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  • Admissions Marketing Associate

    Notre Dame Preparatory, a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls for grades 6-12 located in Towson, Maryland is seeking candidates for a full-time Admissions Marketing Associate to work as part of the Communication Office. This is a new position. The marketing associate receives her/his appointment from the Director of Communications and reports to the Director of Communications in collaboration with the Director of Enrollment Management.

    As part of the communications team, the marketing associate will help develop creative and engaging marketing campaigns for prospective students and families. Working in collaboration with the Communications and Admissions Departments, the marketing associate will be charged with communicating the mission of the school; developing and implementing campaigns that drive engagement at all points of the admissions cycle; and fostering and maintaining positive awareness of the school throughout the year.

    This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning July 1, 2022.

    Activities of the position include:
    • In collaboration with the Directors of Communications and Enrollment Management, research and develop admissions marketing plans
    • Execute and assess admissions marketing plans
    • Create, manage, and/or collaborate creation of materials with members of Admissions (print and digital ads, videos, direct mail pieces, fliers, e-newsletters, digital assets, web content, etc.) to support campaigns
    • Liaise with the school’s ad agency, serving as point person for day-to-day functions
    • Collaborate with appropriate Communications and Admissions colleagues, develop, and execute admissions-related social media content
    • Contribute to brand message development to ensure brand consistency across all platforms.
    • Track performance metrics and analytics to identify trends and opportunities
    • Provide competitive intelligence and assist in market research for ongoing evaluation of programs
    • Assist with other projects/duties as assigned
      Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or a related field
      • Three - five years of marketing experience
      • Experience managing multiple projects, with a range of deadlines
      • Preferred--Experience with digital marketing campaigns and AdWords
      • Preferred--Experience with direct mail and print production process
      • Computer Skills:  
        • Microsoft Office
        • Social media platforms; Blog platforms (WordPress)
        • Mass email distribution systems (Constant Contact)
        • Knowledge of Blackbaud a plus
        • HTML and design skills (Canva, Photoshop, Illustrator) a plus
      Other Skills, Abilities, Qualifications:  
      • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
      • Resourceful, driven attitude with a desire to put in the necessary time and work to ensure project completion and success
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with frequent interruptions
      • Strong analytical skills
      • Demonstrated ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of an organization
      • Exhibit high energy and genuine enthusiasm for education and NDP’s mission
      • Discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information
       
      Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Cami Colarossi, director of communications, at colarossic@notredameprep.com.
       
      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
    • Chemistry/Biology Science Teacher

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, a Catholic college prep school for girls, located in Towson Maryland, seeks a full-time Upper Level science teacher who would teach chemistry as a primary subject and supplement with teaching a secondary subject such as biology. High school teaching experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record in science and a master’s degree in science or education. Candidates with a different primary subject such as biology, anatomy, or ecology will be considered if they can also teach chemistry, which will be at least 50% of the course load for the position.

      The Department’s philosophy emphasizes experiential, hands-on learning, as well as a solid presentation of course concepts using a variety of teaching methods. Notre Dame Prep is a one-to-one laptop school; the skills and knowledge to utilize educational technology is a strong consideration in the candidate. The school seeks applications from candidates who possess a commitment to Notre Dame Preparatory School’s mission of academic excellence, spiritual growth, and social justice. Interested candidates should send an electronic application that contains a brief cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of three to five references.

      Send resume and references to William Kahl, Science Department chair, and Christine Szala, principal, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286; kahlw@notredameprep.com and szalac@notredameprep.com.

      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
    • Director of Advancement

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, an independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 6-12 in Towson with nearly 8,000 living alumnae, is seeking a Director of Advancement to lead its fundraising and alumnae relations activities. The right candidate will enjoy working in a mission-driven, religious educational setting. The school seeks applicants who reflect and support a commitment to educating young women in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame to be loving, just, and wise. Employment is full-time beginning upon hire.

      Reporting to the Headmistress, the Director of Advancement is responsible for organizing and implementing the school’s development program, including the Fund for Notre Dame Prep, major and planned giving, alumnae relations, advancement events, and capital campaigns that are designed to raise support and funds for operating costs, building repairs and improvements, financial aid, school endowments, and other special purposes. The Director of Advancement supervises the members of the Advancement Office.
       
      Duties of the position include:
      • Supervise all staff in the Advancement Department
      • Serve as chief fundraiser for NDP
      • Develop and manage all fundraising campaigns, including annual giving, restricted and planned giving, and capital campaigns
      • Provide vision and oversight for –
        • All annual appeals
        • Major gifts work
        • Advancement events
        • Foundation relations/grants
        • Capital campaigns
        • Alumnae and parent engagement
        • Stewardship of constituents and donors
        • The maintenance of a comprehensive donor/constituent database
      • Serve as liaison to the Board Advancement Committee
      • Serve as liaison to and staff for the Board Resources (Trusteeship) Committee
      • Attend Board of Trustees meetings
      • Serve as member of the Headmistress’ Council
      • Develop marketing programs and publications that support development, in conjunction with the Director of Communications
      • Lead planning for the department and assure that the plan is achieved
      • Create and oversee the Advancement budget
      • Help coordinate all other outside fundraising activities originating in other school organizations (e.g., Alumnae Association, Parents’ Association, Booster Club, and Friends of the Arts); and
      • Perform other administrative duties pertaining to her/his position as may be assigned by the Headmistress.
      Qualifications:
      • 8-10 years of successful experience in comprehensive advancement/development programs; school experience preferred;
      • Proven record of accomplishment in fundraising;
      • Clear understanding of and belief in the school mission;
      • Knowledge of best practices in advancement field;
      • Strong management skills and ability to build, manage, mentor, and motivate a team;
      • Ability to work within a team and collaborate with colleagues;
      • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills; and
      • Technology skills as they relate to the position; experience with Raisers’ Edge a plus
      • Bachelor’s degree required; CFRE and master’s or other advanced degree a plus.

      Notre Dame Preparatory School provides a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience.

      Please forward cover letter, resume, and references to Caroline Whitman, interim advancement director, at whitmanc@notredameprep.com. 

      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
       
    • Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging

      Mission: We educate and empower girls to become women who transform the world. Infused with the spirit of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) and rooted in the teachings of the Catholic Church, the Notre Dame Preparatory School community strives to answer God’s call “…to act justly, to love tenderly, and to walk humbly with God.” (Micah 6:8)

      Notre Dame Preparatory School Overview
      Founded in 1873, Notre Dame Preparatory School is an independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 6-12. A vibrant learning community of 830 students, NDP is located on 60 wooded acres in Towson, Maryland.

      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice missions, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchor students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women and global citizens who are ready to change the world for the better. 

      Director of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging
      Notre Dame Preparatory School seeks a full-time, 12-month Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Director to lead the school’s DEIB Office. The Director, who reports to the Principal, will be a spiritually grounded leader who sees the work of inclusivity through the Gospel lens and as a response to Catholic Social Teaching.  The Director partners with other school leaders, faculty, staff, students, community life-related committees, and external constituencies, to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and excellence throughout the NDP community. The Director will research, develop, and share best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion that inspire NDP’s passionate faculty, staff, administrators, students, and parents to fully embrace NDP’s mission, vision, and teaching and learning approach. 

      The focus of the DEIB Office is to collaboratively develop initiatives and strategies that build and maintain an inclusive campus community respective of the school’s unique identity as a Catholic institution. 


      Responsibilities:  
      • Oversee the planning, organizing, and managing of all NDP Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,  and Belonging initiatives to advance the school’s antiracism goals and pledge to be an antiracist institution.
       
      • Serve as an advisor and consultant to Headmistress, Principal, Academic leadership, staff, and faculty on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging efforts.
       
      • Assist in designing cultural competency learning opportunities for all constituent groups including culturally relevant pedagogy and inclusive curricula.  Additionally, coordinates programs for educating the NDP community (faculty, staff, students, parents) on diversity and effective ways to address common classroom challenges when teaching about identity, social difference, and inequality.
       
      • Support integration of DEI competencies for the Institutional Advancement, Admission, and Communications offices, and collaborate with the counseling department in providing academic, emotional, and social support; and building community, trust and allyship for students/families of diverse backgrounds.
       
      • Develop student leadership opportunities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion and collaborate with faculty moderators to coordinate student affinity group leadership. Further, collaborate/facilitate/ consult with STRIVE and Board of Directors Inclusivity Committee.
       
      • Identify, cultivate, and leverage an external (existing and new) network of resources and contacts who can be called upon for support of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging efforts.
       
      • Work with the Administrators and Admissions Office to recruit, welcome, and retain faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.
       
      • Establish benchmarks and develop a process to regularly report NDP’s progress towards its Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging goals.
        
      Qualifications and Experience
       
      • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred in Human Resources or related field and extensive experience which includes a minimum of five (5) years of experience in directing and managing diversity, disadvantaged business enterprise and equity programs, plans, and initiatives required.
       
      • Understanding of the Catholic faith and Catholic Social Teaching and a commitment to upholding the Mission, Vision, and Catholic values of Notre Dame Preparatory School.
       
      • Ability to effectively present information to leadership, board of directors, committee, and/or parent groups required.
       
      • Meaningful classroom or training experience or prior supervisory/leadership experience.
       
      • Significant experience in a leadership role in an academic institution, ideally including expertise in diversity and equity work in a Catholic environment, curricular program development, and faculty/staff development.
       
      • Proven experience with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging analytics including how to drive impact and effectively manage change to guide people through the learning curve of DEI.
       
      • Must have strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
       
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, all levels of management required.
       
      Please submit a cover letter including salary requirements and resumes to:
      Ms. Christine Szala 
      Principal Notre Dame Preparatory School
      SzalaC@notredameprep.com
      815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286

      Priority review and consideration will be given to applicant materials submitted on or before June 1.
       
    • Health & Wellness Specialist 

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, an independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 6-12 in Towson, Maryland, is seeking an experienced Health & Wellness Specialist. Founded in 1873, NDP currently enrolls approximately 800 students and has 170 full and part-time employees. The right candidate will enjoy working in a mission-driven, religious educational setting. Employment is part-time for ten months.  

      The Health & Wellness Specialist reports directly to the Director of School Counseling and works in collaboration with the UL and ML School Counselors. Responsibilities include the following: 
      • Collaborate with the school counselors, creating and implementing a social-emotional Wellness Program. 
      • Supervise the Wellness Space in the Counseling Department and refer students to counselors when appropriate.
      • Conduct small group Wellness activities. 
      • Recommend and lead information sessions with parents, guardians, faculty, and administrators, regarding general student mental health issues as they affect the student body as a whole.  
      • Communicate and raise awareness of social-emotional health and wellness in the community. 
      • Facilitate sessions on social-emotional learning, friendship, resiliency, and wellness, in collaboration with school counselors and the Director of Counseling. 
      General Qualifications: 
      The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience working in an educational environment with students in grades 6-12. Knowledge of program development and implementation is crucial to the success of this position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. Candidates will have strong organizational skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work collaboratively and think strategically is necessary, as well as the ability to build effective relationships with all stakeholders. The successful candidate will be excited about, comfortable with, and experienced in working with adolescents. The candidate will also be able to demonstrate a history of successfully offering proactive and solution-focused programming.  
       
      Please send resume and letter of interest to Ms. Terry St. Laurent, director of counseling, at stlaurentt@notredameprep.com and Ms. Christine Szala, principal, at szalac@notredameprep.com 
       
      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
       
    • Mathematics Teacher--Grades 6-8

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls in grades 6-12 located in Towson, Maryland, is seeking candidates for a full-time teaching position in Middle School Mathematics, to begin August 2022. Teaching responsibilities may include Math 6 - 8, or Algebra I.
       
      The ideal candidate possesses a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, but a master’s degree and MSDE certification are desirable, as well as successful middle school classroom experience and knowledge of instructional technology in middle school mathematics.
       
      Please send resume and cover letter of interest to Cathileen Love, Mathematics Department Chairperson, lovec@notredameprep.com; Phone:  410-825-6202
       
      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
       
       
       
       
       
    • Middle Level Religion Teacher (New)

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, a Catholic college prep school for girls in Towson, Maryland, seeks a full-time Middle Level religion teacher for the 2022-23 academic year. The teaching position consists of five Middle Level and two Upper Level religion classes.

      A successful candidate must be an active Catholic and will possess the following characteristics:
      • The school seeks applicants who reflect and support a commitment to educating young women in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND), the spirit of the Second Vatican Council, and the practice of prayer and social justice. The charism and educational vision of the School Sisters of Notre Dame is that the world can be changed through the transformation of persons and embracing a Christian vision of what the human person is called to be and what the world is destined to become.
      • The ability to work collaboratively to develop and enhance curriculum both vertically and horizontally.
      • The ability to engage in a variety of classroom instructional methods and have experience with integrating technology in the classroom.
      Main subjects for this position include New Testament and Church history.

      Requirements:
      • Prior teaching experience and experience in campus/youth ministry. Three to five years preferred.
      • Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Liturgy, or Religious Studies; Master’s degree preferred.
      Interested candidates should please send a cover letter and resume electronically to
      Mike Wielgopolski, Chair of the Religion Department: wielgopolskim@notredameprep.com
      and
      Jo Marie Tolj, Middle Level Director: toljj@notredameprep.com


      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
    • Soccer Coaches (2 positions): Junior Varsity & Middle Level

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, located in Towson, Md., is seeking a Junior Varsity Soccer Coach and a Middle Level Soccer Coach for the fall 2022 season.  
      Junior Varsity Coach: This part-time position is responsible for coaching the JV team, coordinating and organizing team selection, planning and directing practice sessions, and executing effective game management.  The candidate should possess appropriate coaching experience, strong communication and organizational skills, and a commitment to the school’s mission of academic excellence, spiritual growth, and social justice.  
      Middle Level Coach:  This part-time position is responsible for coaching the ML team, coordinating and organizing team selection, planning and directing practice sessions, and executing effective game management.  The candidate should possess appropriate coaching experience, strong communication and organizational skills, and a commitment to the school’s mission of academic excellence, spiritual growth, and social justice.  

      Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) references to: Mike Kaiser, Athletic Director (interim), kaiserm@notredameprep.com.
       
       
      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better.
    • Spanish Teacher

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, a Catholic, independent school for girls grades 6-12, located in Towson Maryland, seeks a full-time Upper Level Spanish teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. The teacher’s responsibilities will be to teach basic levels to the more advanced.  The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record in Spanish language and literature with an understanding of the communicative method of instruction. While special emphasis is placed on the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, there will also be a focus on the implementation of the Partnership 21st Century Skills Map.

      The Department’s philosophy emphasizes multi-sensory, cooperative learning, with the teacher acting as facilitator for student discovery of concepts. An understanding of a variety of learning styles is essential. Notre Dame Prep is a one-to-one laptop school and has a language lab with audio, video, and internet capability; the skills and knowledge to utilize available technology is a strong consideration in the ideal candidate.

      Send resume and letter of interest to Ms. Christine Szala, Principal, szalac@notredameprep.com, and Sarah Myers, Language Department Chair, myerss@notredameprep.com, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286; Phone: 410-825-6202 ext. 1005; Fax: 410-832-2625

      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
       
    • Student Billing Manager/Senior Accountant  

      Notre Dame Preparatory School, an independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 6-12 in Towson, Maryland, is seeking candidates for the position of Student Billing Manager/Senior Accountant. Founded in 1873, the school currently enrolls nearly 800 day students, with approximately 190 in the Middle Level and 610 in the Upper Level.  Reporting to the Director of Finance, the right candidate will enjoy working in a mission-driven, religious educational setting. Employment is full-time beginning upon hire.
       
      Essential Duties & Responsibilities
       
      Student Billing
      • Coordinate all aspects of student billing including:
        • Manages the enrollment process for current students from start to finish including tracking signed enrollment contracts and deposits received.
        • Ensures accurate enrollment counts through the enrollment process and thereafter in conjunction with the Admissions & Enrollment Management office.  Keeps annual enrollment numbers and year-over-year numbers and sends regular updates reflecting these numbers to those interested and involved in the re-enrollment and admissions processes.
        • Manages all student accounts in FACTS Advanced Accounting including set up of annual payment plans. 
        • Adds incidental fees throughout the year for athletic fees, course fees, field trips, Advanced Placement testing fees, and other fees as they arise.  
        • Crediting student accounts for the sale of used books at year-end and refund of credit balances to non-returning students.
        • First point of contact to all parents for coordination of student payments through FACTS Tuition Management Plan.  Reviews and reports on account receivables.
        • Adjusts students’ accounts in FACTS to reflect payments made to the school.
        • Uses discretion to make changes requested by parents/payers to FACTS accounts to avoid NSF fees for parents managing their tuition payments.
        • Contact parents/payers who have missed or skipped payments to ensure payment will be completed.
        • Counsels parents through payment options and manages collection process to ensure all amounts are received before the end of the year.
        • Coordinate quarterly meetings for review of outstanding tuition balances.
        • Coordinates with Admissions & Enrollment Management and the Guidance department when a student withdraws.
        • Reconciliation of accounts receivable, enrollment deposits, deferred tuition, and credit balances as of year-end.
       
      • Coordinate aspects of the financial aid application process including:
        • Ensuring that parents of students who receive financial aid complete an application for Grant & Aid on an annual basis. 
        • Coordination of Financial Aid Committee meetings with members.
        • Providing necessary reports from FACTS to Financial Aid Committee for review.
        • Provides insight on current students through interaction with parents/payers on account.
        • Adding approved financial aid awards to appropriate accounting systems.
      Senior Accountant
      • Assist with quarter-end closing and provide supporting documentation for audits.
      • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries, comparing to system reports, and preparing reconciliations and journal entries.
      • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations, managing prepaid expenses, and accrued expense liability accounts.
      • Assist with Trading Post (school store) accounting.
      • Assist with providing updates on budget to actual for various departments.
      • Maintain accurate historical records.
      • Back-up for Staff Accountant and the Accounts Payable process.
      • Other duties as assigned.
      Qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or equivalent) required
      • A minimum of 2-4 years related experience
      • Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or working towards the CPA license (preferred)
      • Non-profit experience, specifically in an educational setting (preferred)
      Skills
      • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and ability to apply them in practice.
      • Able to communicate and work well with co-workers, student families/parents, and other members of the community.
      • Professional, detail-oriented, able to analyze data and circumstances.
      • Strong organizational and time management skills.
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
      • Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge Accounting
      • Knowledge of FACTS Tuition Management and FACTS Advanced Accounting
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
      Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Ms. Wednesday Smith, human resources manager, at smithw@notredameprep.com.

      Notre Dame Preparatory School is dedicated to the ideals of transformative education. Inspired by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the school’s founding order, NDP’s dedicated, creative, and extraordinary faculty present an outstanding educational experience, simultaneously rooted in the liberal arts and relevant to today’s society. Through hands-on projects, experiential learning, and foundational coursework, NDP students think critically, solve problems creatively, and communicate clearly. Outside of the classroom, co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences develop their confidence and leadership. The school’s spiritual and justice mission, rooted in the Gospel and inspired by the SSND charism of unity, anchors students as they seek to become loving, just, and wise young women ready to change the world for the better. 
       


       
       

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    An Independent, Catholic Girls School, Grades 6-12, Sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame